File:ATCbuilding.JPG|thumb|upright|The American Tract Society building in New York City
The '''American Tract Society''' (ATS) is a nonprofit, nonsectarian but evangelical Christianity|evangelical
organization founded on May 11, 1825 in New York City
for the purpose of publishing and disseminating Christian literature
. On September 1, 2012, American Tract Society entered into a joint publishing agreement with Good News Publishing
, which is a division of Crossway.
ATS traces its lineage back through the New York Tract Society (1812) and the New England Tract Society (1814) to the Religious Tract Society
of London, begun in 1799. Over the years, ATS has produced and distributed many millions of pieces of literature. There is a printed pamphlet titled "Constitution of the American Tract Society, instituted in Boston 1814" referencing the distribution of 'Religious Tracts' by Christians in Europe and...